Vampires in Vegas(67)

By: Samantha Snow

“She will, over time. Over a great deal of time, buried away in the earth of our home. When she comes back she won’t be so strong. My hope is that she will have changed by the time her life regenerates.”

“And if she hasn’t?”

“Then it will have to be the sun for her.”

“I couldn’t ask that of you.”

“I know you couldn’t. And you aren’t. You don’t have to. You’re my world now, Ella. My whole world. And tell me what is worth sacrificing for if not the whole world?”

Reagan took her into his arms then, kissed her softly on the top of the head, the tip of her nose. He kissed her mouth, parting her lips with his tongue, and Ella felt their life forces being traded back and forth. They were linked for eternity now, and Reagan was right. There was nothing in the world more worth fighting for than that.